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Wednesday June 18,2008This date in baseball
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Events that happened in baseball on this date. The page was designed to be like a newspaper sports page with baseball-only. All of the basbeall events for this date have been consolidated into this page. Though historically relevant, it is also a great place to review the prior day's events.

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Games on 2008-06-18

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Oakland Athletics1Arizona Diamondbacks11BoxDan HarenJoe Blanton(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers6Cincinnati Reds1BoxDerek LoweBronson Arroyo(none)
Cleveland Indians2Colorado Rockies4BoxJeff FrancisAaron LaffeyBrian Fuentes
Toronto Blue Jays4Milwaukee Brewers5BoxBen SheetsShaun MarcumSalomon Torres
Boston Red Sox7Philadelphia Phillies4BoxJustin MastersonKyle KendrickJonathan Papelbon
Detroit Tigers7San Francisco Giants2BoxArmando GalarragaBarry Zito(none)
Kansas City Royals3St. Louis Cardinals2BoxBrian BannisterKyle McClellanJoakim Soria
New York Mets5Los Angeles Angels4BoxDuaner SanchezJustin SpeierBilly Wagner
Houston Astros1Baltimore Orioles2BoxChad BradfordJose Valverde(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates2Chicago White Sox8BoxMark BuehrleTom Gorzelanny(none)
Washington Nationals2Minnesota Twins11BoxKevin SloweyJason Bergmann(none)
San Diego Padres5New York Yankees8BoxDarrell RasnerJake PeavyMariano Rivera
Florida Marlins8Seattle Mariners3BoxRyan TuckerR.A. Dickey(none)
Chicago Cubs4Tampa Bay Rays5BoxAndy SonnanstineCarlos ZambranoTroy Percival
Atlanta Braves5Texas Rangers2BoxJeff BennettC.J. WilsonMike Gonzalez

Standings as of 2008-06-18

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Boston Red Sox754629.613--3833137028-718-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park874938.563
223Tampa Bay Rays714229.5922.03212942728-1114-18W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field915536.604
369New York Yankees723933.5425.53433202320-1519-18W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I905040.556
4713Baltimore Orioles713734.5217.0310323-1321-1216-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave TrembleyAndy MacPhailOriole Park at Camden Yards903159.344
51018Toronto Blue Jays733538.47910.02902791118-1717-21L4T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsJP RicciardiRogers Centre895138.573
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Chicago White Sox724032.556--3432677623-1217-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field914942.538
2814Minnesota Twins723636.5004.0338358-2021-1615-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireBill SmithHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome915239.571
31120Detroit Tigers723438.4726.0346348-220-1614-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park904050.444
41222Cleveland Indians723339.4587.03243121220-1813-21L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroProgressive Field904842.533
51327Kansas City Royals723042.41710.0278334-5613-1817-24W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Trey HillmanDayton MooreKauffman Stadium904545.500
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Los Angeles Angels734330.589--308306222-1821-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaTony ReaginsAngel Stadium of Anaheim895732.640
258Oakland Athletics713932.5493.03232645922-1717-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GerenBilly BeaneMcAfee Coliseum903654.400
3915Texas Rangers733637.4937.0403424-2118-1718-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington894346.483
41430Seattle Mariners722547.34717.5278359-8115-2410-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee PelekoudasSafeco Field903654.400
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Philadelphia Phillies744232.568--3933039022-1520-17L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelPat GillickCitizens Bank Park885038.568
2410Florida Marlins723933.5422.0355348722-1517-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Michael HillDolphin Stadium894544.506
3716Atlanta Braves733637.4935.53382924625-1111-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field893653.404
4817New York Mets713536.4935.5337332520-1415-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelOmar MinayaShea Stadium915437.593
51629Washington Nationals732944.39712.5269356-8714-2115-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaJim BowdenNationals Park883058.341
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Chicago Cubs724527.625--39328710629-816-19L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaJim HendryWrigley Field895237.584
225St. Louis Cardinals734231.5753.53373152223-1619-15L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III894445.494
3511Milwaukee Brewers713833.5356.5320325-522-1216-21W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDouglas MelvinMiller Park915239.571
4919Pittsburgh Pirates723438.47211.0350390-4021-1513-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John RussellNeal HuntingtonPNC Park903357.367
51123Houston Astros723339.45812.0317353-3617-1616-23L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed WadeMinute Maid Park895336.596
61224Cincinnati Reds733340.45212.5316361-4521-1612-24L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark894148.461
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1612Arizona Diamondbacks723834.528--3423202223-1515-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinJosh ByrnesChase Field904446.489
21021Los Angeles Dodgers713338.4654.5301299218-1515-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreNed CollettiDodger Stadium915140.560
31325San Diego Padres733142.4257.5274340-6620-1811-24L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackKevin TowersPetco Park893257.360
41426San Francisco Giants733142.4257.5292340-4814-2417-18L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park894148.461
51528Colorado Rockies723042.4178.0306366-6018-1712-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field904446.489


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Sidney PonsonP31.228Signed by Yankees to Minor League Contract 
Juan RinconP29.146Released by Twins 
Harley YoungP124.264Traded by Pirates with ?? to Braves for Irv Young. 
Irv YoungP130.332Traded by Braves to Pirates for Harley Young and ??.